NoHo Pride Parade and Festival

Northampton Pride is on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Stage show and festival start at 12:30. Entries for cars being in the parade and for marching as a designated unit filled up much quicker this year so a number of groups were unable to sign up.

Berkshire Health Systems and their Diversity Council however did sign up and said that Berkshire LGBTQ groups are more than welcome to march with them, this includes Rainbow Seniors and Berkshire Pride. If you would like to march in the parade with Berkshire Health Systems, Rainbow Seniors and Berkshire Pride, please email:

If you have a vehicle and would like to carpool to Noho Pride, please also let us know.

We would like to make it possible for members of Rainbow Seniors to attend the event.

Arrival to march in parade is 9:30 am, so leaving the Berkshires around 8:15 is advisable. If you don’t want to or are unable to march we also want to make it possible to attend to watch the parade. Arrival would be same time as for marching.

We encourage those carpooling to stay for the pride festival as well which takes place until 4:30 pm.

Monthly Potluck at Special Location

Hello everyone! This month Rainbow Seniors has a special treat lined up for you.

We are ever-so-grateful to Carlos and Alan for offering their beautiful space for our July Potluck.

Feel free to bring a dish or snack to share.
Desserts welcome as well.

Potluck Time and Location:

Tuesday July 17th, 2018 from Noon to 2 PM

Journey’s End Lodge
61 Cobbleview Road
Williamstown, MA 01267

Alan and Carlos are pleased to host the July 17th Rainbow Seniors Potluck at, and to invite all Rainbow Senior Members to their home – Journey’s End Lodge located at 61 Cobbleview Road in Williamstown.

Because there is limited parking they ask that you approach Journey’s End on Candlewood Drive, with parking priority given to those with disabilities and mobility concerns.

Their home is located at the end of Candlewood, in the cul-de-sac. You should park on Candlewood, walk to the cul-de-sac and take the stairs down to their front door. Need more information, just give them a call or drop them an email.

Phone: 202-802-0880


1.) Approaching from Williamstown, drive East on Main, turn right on Adams and then right on to Stratton. Continue up Stratton, past Cobbleview, to Candlewood. Turn left, drive down the street toward the cul-de-sac, park and join us.

2.) Approaching from North Adams, drive West on Main, turn left on Adams, go to and turn left on Stratton. Continue up Stratton, past Cobbleview, to Candlewood. Turn left, drive down the street toward the cul-de-sac, park and join us.

Rainbow Seniors is a social group for LGBTQ seniors and their friends. We are supported in part by Title III of the Older Americans Act. Our fiscal agent is Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition and our guru and guide is Elder Services of Berkshire County.

For more information, email Kenneth Mercure at
Give us a call at 1-413-496-4211
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